California Man Dies after Diving Off Boat to Catch Football In Florida Keys

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Posted: November 14, 2021

A man died after jumping off of a boat while attempting to catch a football on Saturday.

OrlandoSentinel.com reports that the 46-year-old victim, Liam John Daly of California, apparently dove face-first into the water while attempting to catch the football while on a boat in the Florida Keys. Daly was on a commercial pontoon boat with Salty Bottom Charters at the time of the incident.

Following the accident, which occurred at around 1 p.m., Monroe County first responders transported Daly to Lower Keys Medical Center, where doctors later pronounced him dead.

Authorities continue to investigate Daly’s death.

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